Broadway takes to the Sea: Jamie McGonnigal
Jamie McGonnigal took to the high seas with Rosie and R Family Cruises. Below are excerpts from his journal and his adventures on the Norwegian DawnDAY 1, Sunday, July 11, 2004Arrived at the pier at 2:30 and proceeded to wait in several lines. With credentials in hand, we got on line to board with our friends Julia Murney, Gavin Creel and Jen Bender - shortly to be joined by Anika Larsen and Brian Nash. Looking at the talent surrounding me, I knew it would be a hell of an entertaining cruise. So after a few more lines, we're on the boat. It's FREAKIN' HUGE! Several children and their gay and lesbian parents. I mean a
DAY 2 MONDAY, JULY 12, 2004Today was VERY relaxing. We woke up late, and went to get some breakfast. The view from our balcony when we woke up was out of control. It was the first time I've been in the middle of the ocean and not been able to see any land around us.
I found the internet cafe', which allowed me to email some pictures and my Day 1 journal back to BroadwayWorld, for the discounted rate of $25 for 33 minutes. I also got to get online and read up the latest on the strike. All day part of me spent wondering how the BARE concert was going? By the time people read this, I am sure there will be message posts and pictures on the site. I'm sorry I had to miss the brilliant and incredible crew of performers for the first concert, but am glad I'll be back before the 2nd one. Kudos in advance to the lovely and talented Kristen Hanggi, not to mention producer Robert Diamond, ably assisted by Craig Brockman.Mick and I went to spend some time in the hot tub towards the front of the ship, where we met a couple of boys from